The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Scadden, Jennie B.
Jennie B. Scadden - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - October 6, 2004 - Jennie B. Scadden, age 84, passed away on October 1, 2004, in Trinidad, Colorado. She was born on January 6, 1920, to Andrew and Gustava ( Jacobson ) Sakariason. Jennie was married to Henry Scadden in Raton, New Mexico in 1936. She was a lifelong resident of the Trinidad and Bon Carbo area. She was homemaker who worked very hard alongside her husband. They milked the cows every morning and every evening and enjoyed the life they made together. Jennie loved to care for her flower garden and her children. Her grandchildren said she was a wonderful cook. Sunday meals were especially important because it brought the family together. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry, brothers John, Gus and Fred Sakariason, and sister Agnes Bandy. She is survived by her daughter Alice ( Odell ) Louderback of Bon Carbo; son Robert ( Shirley ) Scadden of Winters, CA; sister Alice Hainlen of Walsenburg, CO; grandchildren Rick Britton, Debra ( Frank ) Zimkas, Lori (Frank Tortorelli) Dunn, Sherry ( Dennis ) Caskey, Robert Scadden and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday October 5, 2004 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad. Pallbearers will be Jim Meyer, Art Lucero, Charles Hagen, Frank Tortortelli, Pete Quintero, and Ron Corral. Honorary pallbearers will be all her nephews Joe Luksich Jr., John and Jim Sakariason, J.T., Tiny, Mike, Bill and Dickie Scadden and good friend Roger Vanderwall. Following the services there will be a reception at the Twin Pines Restaurant at the golf course. The family may be reached at P.O. Box 114, Bon Carbo, CO 81024. The family of Jennie B. Scadden has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements.

Scales, Luella M.
Luella M. Scales - Pueblo Chieftain - September 1977 - Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today in Christ the King Church for Mrs. Luella M. Scales. Interment will be in La Veta Cemetery. Mrs. Scales died September 8, 1977, in Trinidad home for the Aged after a long illness. She was born March 17, 1891, in Weisburg, Ind. She was married in 1910 to William T. Scales who died a few months after the birth of their son. About six years later she and her sister Edith entered St. Vincent's School of Nursing in Indianapolis from which they were graduated. Mrs. Scales went to work for the Red Cross Blood Bank, working with Dr. Lawson Smith. When Dr. Smith came to La Veta to establish a medical practice, Mrs. Scales came as his office nurse. She later worked for Dr. Nickolas Saliba and Dr. A. B. Vialpando. She retired about 1956. Surviving are her son, W. Kenneth Scales of Albuquerque, N.M. her sister, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Scales, Minnie
Minnie Scalese - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 1998 - Minnie Scalese, lifetime Pueblo and Blende resident, passed away unexpectedly at her residence Dec. 9, 1998. Mrs. Scalese was employed as cook at Blende and St. Joseph Schools, but was retired for several years. Member St. Joseph Church, St. Theresa Lodge, Mother Cabrini Society, and St. Joseph Church Christian Women and Bunco Club. Survived by husband of 66 years, Russell Scalese, of the family home- two children, Frank D. (Josephine J.) Scalese and Janet L. (Robert) Shuping, all of Pueblo- and son-in-law, Leo C. LaPrarie- sister, Grace Genova, Pueblo- 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter, Rosemary LaPrarie. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, St. Joseph Church, Blende. Family will receive friends at St. Joseph Church immediately following the Mass. Interment, Roselawn.

Scales, William G.
William G. "Bill" Scales - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2004 - William G. "Bill" Scales, 79, began an incredible journey July 20, 2004. His loving wife, Eleanor L. Scales, of the family home, survives him. He was a devoted father to William "Wes" Scales of Las Vegas, Nev., and Lora (Gerald) Ure of Pueblo West, Colo. Also survived by his grandchildren, Rebecca Shaydak of Las Vegas, Nev., Jennie Shaydak and Eric Ure, both of Pueblo, Colo., and Aaron Ure of Denver, Colo. Bill was born May 8, 1925, in Eagle Mills, Ark., the son of Edwin M. and Grace M. Scales. He was a World War II veteran, serving with a combat assault unit of Navy Seabees. He participated in landings on Guam, Luzon and Leyte in the Philippines. While serving there, he was wounded and later awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and numerous other commendations. Following World War II, he graduated from the University of Arkansas and joined the U.S. Army as a special agent. He was an excellent linguist and was fluent in German, Hungarian, Spanish and Russian. Bill retired with 22 years of military service and spent the next 28 years as a senior residential appraiser in Pueblo. During that time, he served as president of the Southern Colorado Chapter of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He currently was serving as trustee in the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and was a member of the Retired Military Officer's Association. He was a member of Westminster United Presbyterian Church for 37 years. Bill will be forever remembered for his imagination, his vast knowledge of the Civil War, his love of rabbits and his joy with fireworks. The family thanks all those who assisted in his care at the following facilities - Parkview Medical Center, University Care Center and the Sangre de Cristo Hospice (Fuente de la Vida) unit. The care he received at each of these facilities was always exceptional and greatly appreciated. In lieu of flowers or food, donations may be made to Westminster United Presbyterian Church, in Bill's honor, through the funeral home. Private services for Bill will be held at a later date.

Scalese, Russell
Russell Scalese - Pueblo Chieftain - December 29, 2002 - Russell Scalese, 93, passed away Dec. 26, 2002. He is preceded in death by his wife, Minnie; and his daughter, Rosemary Laprarie. He is survived by his children, Frank (Josephine) Scalese and Jan (Bob) Shuping, all of Pueblo; son-in-law, Leo (Ina) Laprarie Sr. of Pueblo; grandchildren, Leo (Janice) Laprarie Jr., Sharon (Charlie) Grasmick, Michelle (Bryan) Weimer, Angelina Marie (Tom) Keller, Frank Daniel (Judy) Scalese II, Yolanda Duran, Stephanie (Dave) Cordova, Sean Shuping, Craig Shuping, Elyse Shuping. He is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Blende. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Church, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to the Dream Weavers Association. For more information, please go to

Scallon, Clara
Clara "Betty" Scallon - Pueblo Chieftain - October 28, 1998 - Clara "Betty" Scallon passed away Oct. 24, 1998. Survived by her sons, Joe D. Jake" (Ethel) Jones, and Richard L. (Helen) Jones- six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Scallon- and son, Quinn Jones. Graveside inurnment, 2 p.m. Friday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Scallon, Opal
Opal Scallon - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 1997 - Opal Scallon, 88, passed away Sept. 28, 1997. Survived by her son, Charles E. (Frances) White of Pueblo- grandchildren, Kathy Sue (Joe) Cortese, Robert L. (Janelle) White, Richard A. (Paula) White, Kenneth L. (Sandy) White- great-grandchildren, Lynette McNalley, Leah McNalley, Chad White, Justin White, Bradley White, Christopher Cortese, Brodie White, Jodi White and Cody White- sisters-in-law, Betty Scallon of Pueblo, Dolly Sigler of Arburn, Wash.- nieces, Sharon (Chuck) Welsh and Judy (Leonard) Phiffer, both of Arburn, Wash. Preceded in death by her husband, Cheryl L. Scallon in 1972- parents, Norval and Claudia Sigler- and brother, Norval Sigler. Born Dec. 15, 1908, in Frederick, Okla. Opal retired in 1962 as an ammunition supervisor for the PAD after 20 years of service. Member of Boulevard Christian Church and American Business Women's Association. , 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Pastor Richard Hijar officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 126 Fordham Circle. Memorials may be made to the B.P.O.E. (Elks Lodge No. 90) Endowment Fund through the funeral home office.

Scaman, Richard Sr.
Richard Scaman Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 20, 2000 - Richard Scaman Sr., 49, passed away on Sept. 19, 2000. Preceded in death by parents, Clarence Albert Scaman and Donna Jo Schmoll. Survived by children, Jennifer McAlister and Richard (Emily) Scaman Jr.; five grandchildren, Travis, Marissa, Richie, Dylan and Josh; three sisters; one brother; numerous nieces and nephews; and his beloved companion, Spanky. Services, 10 a.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family through the funeral home in his memory,

Scancarello, John
John (Papa John) Scancarello - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2003 - John (Papa John) Scancarello, 49, of Pueblo. Passed away, May 16, 2003. Survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Venus Scancarello; children, Joey (Nicole), Adam, Kristie and Mikey; grandchildren, Antonio and Bella; parents, Charles and Janet Scancarello. Funeral Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2003, Roselawn Chapel. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkview NICU in John's name.

Scaplo, Flora
Flora Scaplo - Pueblo Chieftain - February 26, 2006 - Flora Scaplo, 89, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, in Crescent City, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony; great-granddaughter, Alexa Aliabadi; sister, Lena Santarelli; brother, Pete Santarelli; and daughter-in-law, Joyce Scaplo. Flora is survived by her children, Ralph Scaplo and Bernardine (Ron) Rimack; grandchildren, Michael (Julie) Scaplo, Leighann (Darius) Aliabadi, Michelle (John) Guerin, Cyndi (Terry) Scott, and Brenda Rimack; great-grandchildren, Dustin and Kristin Scaplo, Antoinette, Ronni, Brittani and T.J. Scott, Coleton Guerin, Alyssa and Ashley Osmonson, Alec and Adryana Aliabadi; sisters, Rose Cash and Teresa Spicola; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, Holy Family Catholic Church, with entombment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Crescent City Emblem Club Scholarship Fund through the funeral home.

Scaplo, Joyce Ann
Joyce Ann Scaplo - Pueblo Chieftain - December 05, 2002 - Joyce Ann Scaplo, 64, after a long and courageous battle, passed away peacefully Dec. 3, 2002, with her husband and children at her bedside. Survived by Ralph, her beloved husband of 44 years, of the family home; children, Michael (Julie) Scaplo of Pueblo, and Michelle (John) Guerin of Greeley; and grandchildren, Dustin and Kristin Scaplo and Coleton Guerin. Also survived by her brother, Ted (Barbara) Warren; mother-in-law, Flora Scaplo; and sister-in-law, Bernadine (Ron) Rimack; along with numerous cousins, aunts, nieces, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephews, as well as very special neighbors and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Ted and Helen Warren; and father-in-law, Tony Scaplo. Funeral Mass, noon Saturday, Shrine of St. Therese with entombment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family requests the omission of food and flowers and will receive family and friends after the entombment at the Shrine of St. Therese Hall.

Scarafiotti, Michael
Michael Scarafiotti - Pueblo Chieftain - June 9, 2001 - Michael Scarafiotti, 84, Walsenburg, lived in Aguilar, June 8. Survived by wife, Julia [Pasquin] Scarafiotti; and children, Carol Scarafiotti and John Scarafiotti. Service, 10 am Tuesday, St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Aguilar. Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home, Trinidad.

Scarafiotti, Rose
Rose Scarafiotti - Huerfano World - August 20, 1987 - Aguilar resident Rose Scarafiotti died Aug. 12, 1987, in Trinidad State Nursing Home. She celebrated her 100th birthday last year. Born Oct. 8, 1886, in Camamo, Italy, she was preceded in death by three husbands. Survivors include her sons, Louis Asti, Aguilar, and Anthony Asti, Denver; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Burial was in St. Anthony's Catholic cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 1987 - Rosa Scarafiotti, 100, Aug. 12, Trinidad. Mullare-Murphy, Trinidad.

Scarafiotti, Vinzie L.
Vinzie L. Scarafiotti - Huerfano World - December 27, 2001 - Vinzie L. Scarafiotti, 96, of Walsenburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001. Mrs. Scarafiotti was born on Feb. 19, 1905 in Walsenburg to Joe and Nancy Algozzini Mosco Sr. She was a member of St. Mary Church, a member and also held office in the VFW Auxiliary, CDA, Arts and Things and Hobby Club. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Janet (Edward) Vick, Security, CO, and Eleanor (Steve) Rogers, Webster, NY; a brother, James Mosco, Walsenburg; and four grandchildren, Gina, Michael, Susan and Nancy. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Scarafiotti; and brothers and sisters, Angelo Mosco, Joe Mosco Jr., Christie Mosco, Mary Panucci and Ann Orr. Funeral services held Saturday, December 22, at St. Mary Church with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery.

Scarberry, Ray
Ray Scarberry - Huerfano World - May 27, 1993 - Following the news of the death of Ray Scarberry on May 13 and the funeral on May 15, locals may reach Janet by writing her at 321 North Broadway, Hobart, OK 73561. After taking off from work for the last two months to spend time with Ray, Janet has resumed her position with the county.

Scarbrough, Cecil
Cecil Scarbrough - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1997 - Cecil Scarbrough, 86, died Saturday, Oct. 18, at a La Junta hospital. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Griffy Family Funeral Home Chapel in Fowler. Burial in the Fowler Cemetery.

Scarcello, Charles Delbert
Charles Delbert Scarcello - Pueblo Chieftain - April 01, 2004 - Charles Delbert Scarcello, 68, passed away March 30, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife, Hazel; sons, Steven Hallet of Amarillo, Texas, Brian Scarcello of Washington, and Jeffrey Scarcello of Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughters, Charlotte Thomas of Troy, Kan.; Lisa Scarcello of Colorado Springs, Colo., and special daughter, Janet Lindenmuth of Pueblo; sister, Mary Linton of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Mabel Scarcello; brothers, John, Francis, Sam, Richard and James; and sisters, Elizabeth, Minerva, Rose and Betty. Born Dec. 26, 1935, in Manley, Iowa. Charles was a Sergeant 1st Class in the U.S. Army, having served two tours in Vietnam. He felt the need to serve his country, and after being wounded on the first tour, volunteered to serve another tour where he was again wounded. He retired from the Army after serving 22 years. During that time, he received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with six Bronze Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal with 4th Award, Meritorious Service Medal, Expert Rifle Badge and Bronze Service Medal. Charles was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Southern Colorado Family Polka Club, International Polka Club of Colorado Springs, and a lifetime member of the DAV. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Bishop Fred Larsen officiating. Entombment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Scariano, Frank R.
Frank R. Scariano - Fort Collins Coloradoan - January 3, 2005 - Frank R. Scariano, 83, died unexpectedly Dec. 28, 2004, in Fort Collins. He was born March 2, 1921, in Trinidad to Millie and Dan Scariano. Frank joined the Army Air Force and flew P-51s in Africa during World War II. He received the Silver Star for his role in the rescue of 450 men. On this mission, he was shot down behind enemy lines. During the 28 years of service to his country, Frank held many leadership positions. These included wing commander, flight commander, flight leader of an aerobatic demonstration team, squadron commander and Air Force advisor to the Republic of Korea Air Force. Frank also served at Fort Lee, Va., where he coordinated plans for the air defense of Washington. From 1962 to 1966, he was Associate Test Director at NORAD in Colorado Springs. Additionally, he was the commander at Hofn, Iceland, USAF Air Defense Early Warning Defense Control Unit. Finally, he was a military advisor to the FAA. This function was to coordinate military and civilian air traffic control needs. Frank served his nation proudly, honorably and bravely. He earned the Silver Star, Bronze Star and many other campaign awards. Frank enjoyed many hobbies and interests throughout his life. Curiosity marked his personality. Fishing, photography, hunting, dogs and writing were his joys. He was a kind soul who loved everyone and became a friend instantly. More than anything, he enjoyed a wonderful friendship with his spouse and confidant, Dotty. Frank is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Fort Collins; four children, Richard Scariano, of Grand Junction, Susan Postlewate, of Denver, Lisa Russell, of Grand Junction, and Shelly Scariano, of Boise, Idaho; four stepchildren, Diane Shannon, of Fort Collins, Gail Williams, of Lawrenceville, N.J., Ted Laux, of Ithaca, N.Y., and Wendy Vigil, of Fort Collins; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed. A military service with full honors will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. All are welcome to attend. The family asks that any remembrance be made to a personal charity, or as Frank would have liked ... pet a dog, help a child, share with a friend, play with grandchildren, remember your parents' goodness, have a kind thought and act upon it, love your wife, be thankful, and enjoy God's peace.

Scarlett, Edna B.
Edna B. Scarlett - Pueblo Chieftain - March 15, 2006 - Edna B. Scarlett, 84, joined her beloved husband, Robert J. Scarlett, on March 12, 2006. Born Nov. 24, 1921, in Butterfield, Mo., to Virgil and Ida May Hadley who preceded her along with her siblings, Marvin (Beulah) Hadley, Jack (Bernice) Hadley, Jim (Faye) Hadley, Jewell Campbell, Gladys (Willie) Bucher, as well as a special nephew and niece, Virgil McCann and Lois Bedford. Survived by special niece and goddaughter, Stacey Radosta-Gaffney, as well as other numerous nieces, nephews and friends. In her early twenties, Edna performed as a country western singer for a radio station under the name of Boots Hadley. Edna retired from the Dana Corp. in the early 1980s. She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed reading, and always will be remembered for a good joke and her "pomes." At her request, there will be no viewing or services and cremation has taken place.

Scaturo, Joseph
Joseph Scaturo - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 20, 2006 - Joe passed away on September 17, 2006 after a brief illness. He was born in Gro-Stete, Louisiana to Salvatore and Angelina Scaturo. Joe settled in Pueblo, Colorado after World War II where he met and married Teresa M. Mastro. They had two children, Barbara and Carol. Preceding Joe in death were his parents, brother and three sisters, and his beloved daughter, Barbara Scaturo Holt. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Teresa M. Scaturo, daughter, Carol (Kelly) O'Brien, and granddaughters, Kelsey and McKenzie O'Brien. Joe was a humble, loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He retired from the Broadmoor Hotel in 1983 after 50 years of service. He was a member of the Pioneers Club. Visitation and Rosary will be Wednesday, September 20 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Swan-Law Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral. Burial will be immediately following at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Joe's name to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO., 80903. [Transcriber's Note: The birth place could possibly be Grosse Tete in south-central Louisiana.]

Schaar, Mary Eileen
Mary Eileen Schaar - Pueblo Chieftain - July 25, 2003 - Mary Eileen Schaar, 102, who had lived in Pueblo for nearly a century, passed away July 17, 2003, at the Villa Pueblo Nursing Unit. Miss Schaar was born Dec. 10, 1900, in the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and had lived in Pueblo since childhood. Her father, a railroader, was unable to care for Eileen and a younger sister, so they were boarded at the Sacred Heart Orphanage for several years. After finishing high school, Eileen went to work for a dentist, who sent her to a Denver school, and she became Pueblo's first dental hygienist. She continued in that profession until she was 70 years old, her last employer being Dr. Joseph Sajbel. Miss Schaar lived life to the fullest; she often entertained her friends at her mountain home and the adjacent Storybook House, which is a landmark in Rye. She was a world traveler and had many artistic talents. She was a charter member of the Pueblo Archaeological and Historical Society and went on numerous field trips and "digs." She was a 75-year member of the Business and Professional Women; she was a member of the Steel City Republican Women's Club, Rosemount Victorian House Museum Association, AARP, the YWCA, the Pueblo Zoological Association, and the Ascension Episcopal Church. Eileen and sister, Rubye deTreville, made their home on W. 15th Street in Pueblo for many years; she lived in the Bay Area of California for a short time but missed her friends in Pueblo, so she moved back to the Villa Pueblo about eight years ago. She is survived by cousins in Colorado, Arizona, California and many friends. Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2003, at the Church of the Ascension, 410 W. 18th St. Final resting place with her father and sister, Fairview Cemetery, Salida, Colo.

Schade, Naomi Pauline
Naomi Pauline "Sis" Schade - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2004 - Naomi Pauline "Sis" Schade, 83, born May 6, 1920, of Pueblo, Colo., went to be with the Lord April 25, 2004. Preceded in death by husband, William "Bill;" son, Tom; parents, Alfred Sr. and Harriett Dall; sisters, Thelma (John) Schade, Winnifred (Yale) Orr, Earlene (Bill) Johnson; brothers, Alfred Jr., Raymond and Bruce Dall. Survived by daughter, Judy (Vern) Downey; daughter-in-law, Karen Schade; grandchildren, Lori, Cheryl and Kent Downey; great-grandchildren, Amanda, Autumn, Kyleigh Naomi and Konnor; brothers, Robert (Carmen) Dall, Wesley (Dorothy) Dall; sister, Alice Carr; special niece, Linda (Ralph) DiPrince; and special cousin, Carol Hobbs; numerous other relatives and friends. She was an active member of Parkhill Baptist Church. Previously employed at Parkhill Arapahoe and for the past 17 years, a happy, devoted greeter at North Side Wal-Mart. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Service, 10 a.m. Friday, Parkhill Baptist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkhill Baptist Church, Naomi's Garden Memorial.

Schade, Thomas Marvin
Thomas Marvin Schade - Pueblo Chieftain - November 04, 2003 - Thomas Marvin Schade, 62, passed away Nov. 2, 2003, in Pueblo. Born Jan. 23, 1941, in Pueblo, he is survived by his wife, Karen Schade; his mother, Naomi Pauline Schade; and sister, Judith (Schade) Downey; numerous nieces, nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, William Schade. He retired from the Department of Corrections in Canon City. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Parkhill Baptist Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Parkhill Building Fund or the American Cancer Association.

Schade, William
William "Bill" Schade - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 1999 - William "Bill" Schade, 82, went to be with the Lord Dec. 24, 1999, in Pueblo. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Naomi Pauline Schade, of the family home; son, Tom (Karen) Schade of Pueblo; daughter, Judy (Vern) Downey of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Lori, Cheryl and Kent; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh, Autumn, Konner and Amanda; brothers, Robert (Grace) Schade of Canon City and Ernie Schade; sisters, Genevive Byrd and Elda Mae Compton, all of Pueblo, and Marie Huskins of Rye; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, John and Morton. Bill was the owner and operator of Schade Saw Mill which supplied lumber for CF&I for many years. He also retired in 1972 from Pueblo Army Depot as a mechanic. He attended Park Hill Baptist Church. Viewing, noon to 8 p.m. today. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Imperial Memorial Gardens Chapel with interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Park Hill Baptist Missionary Fund in care of the church at 1302 E. Fifth, Pueblo, Colo.

Schaeffer, Fred E.
Dr. Fred E. Schaeffer Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 1997 - Dr. Fred E. Schaeffer Jr., Professor Emeritus of Geology, died Friday at his home in Pueblo at the age of 68. Born Dec. 4, 1928, in Jefferson City, Mo. He taught at the University of Southern Colorado for 33 years, was a Lieutenant Commander USNR with 20 years of service and a Korean War veteran. Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145, the Retired Officers Association, AAPG and GSA. Fred is survived by one sister, Julie Hinkle- a brother, Allen Schaeffer- two sons, Mark and Justin (Carla) Schaeffer- two daughters, Julie Schaeffer and Rachel (Victor) Boley- as well as four granddaughters, Sarah and Carla Schaeffer and Vickie and Samantha Boley. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 1997, at McCarthy-Comer Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight Ave. Interment will be in St. Louis, Mo. Contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in Dr. Schaeffer's memory.

Schaeffer, Taylor Brandon
Taylor Brandon Schaeffer - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 12, 1997 - Taylor Brandon Schaeffer, 20, died June 9, 1997, in Colorado Springs. He was an artistic forger for Artistic Awards of Colorado Springs. A celebration of life will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at All Souls Unitarian Church, 730 N. Tejon St., with the Rev. Harvey Joyner officiating. Cremation is planned. Blunt Mortuary, 2229 W. Colorado Ave., is handling arrangements. Mr. Schaeffer was born April 8, 1977, in Cincinnati to Steven and Wendy (Diehl) Schaeffer. His father and stepmother, Steven L. and Annette Schaeffer, live in Walsenburg. His mother and stepfather, Wendy and Stephen Booth, live in Colorado Springs. He also is survived by a brother, Cameron Victor Booth of Colorado Springs; paternal grandmother, Betty Schaeffer of Cincinnati; maternal grandmother, Cora Diehl of Bradenton, Fla.; and a grandmother, Dorothy Booth of Widefield. Mr. Schaeffer attended Liberty High School for three years and graduated from Palmer High School one week ago. He enjoyed antique restoration, hunting and the outdoors. He not only did life his way, he did it the only way he could and with more zest, creativity and color than could be imagined. Mr. Schaeffer had lived in Colorado Springs since 1980, previously living in Cincinnati. Memorial contributions may be made to Mission Wolf, P.O. Box 211, Silvercliff 81249.

Schafer, Katharyn
Katharyn Schafer - Pueblo Chieftain - May 30, 2002 - Katharyn Schafer passed away May 27, 2002, in Arvada, Colo. Mrs. Schafer was born July 23, 1902, in Apache Creek, Colo., to Joseph and Carrie Monnie. Katharyn lived in Walsenburg and Pueblo for many years before moving to Arvada in January of 1995. She was preceded in death by three husbands; and a daughter, Lelabell Yoakum. Her survivors include her daughter, Anna Jean Hostetter of Littleton; 10 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great- grandchildren. No viewing or services. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. Her ashes will be placed in the family plot in the Brookside Cemetery in Rye at a later date.

Schafer, William Charles
William Charles "Bill" Schafer - Pueblo Chieftain - November 08, 1999 - William Charles "Bill" Schafer, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 6, 1999. Survived by wife of 25 years, Karen; children, Bill (Vicki) Schafer, Cheryl Taylor, Laura (Kirk) Shiflett, Diane (Mark) Weber, Jim (Helen) Schafer, Bob (Cheri) Schafer, Mike Schafer, Tim Schafer and Rick Schafer. Also survived by brothers, Larry Schafer, Jerry (Jerri) Schafer; sister-in-law, Jan Schafer; eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, William and Mary Schafer; and brothers, Jack and Bobby Schafer. Bill worked at CF&I as a machinist for 39 years in the Tube Mill, retiring in 1991. He was also an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. Viewing, Monday, 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Tabor Lutheran Church.

Schafer, William Sr.
William Schafer Sr. - Huerfano World - July 4, 1991 - William B. Schafer Sr., 90, of Walsenburg, died Monday, July 1, 1991, in Huerfano County Medical Center where he was a patient. Born Oct. 27, 1900, in Pueblo, he came to the Huerfano County area in 1912. In 1928, he married Katherine Russell who died in 1952. Mr. Schafer owned and operated Schafer Packing Company of Walsenburg from 1912 until his retirement in 1968. In 1970, he married Kathayrn Monnie. Mr. Schafer was a member of the First Baptist Church of Walsenburg and the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Kathayrn, Walsenburg; two sons, William Jr. and Ronald, Walsenburg; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday from United Church in Walsenburg. Burial will be in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. Boies Almont is in charge of arrangements.

Schaffer, Mary
Mary Schaffer - Pueblo Chieftain - May 09, 2000 - Mary Schaffer, 89, passed away May 6, 2000. Mrs. Schaffer is a lifetime Pueblo resident where she was born on Aug. 24, 1910, to Anton and Mary Pucel, who preceded her in death; as did her husband, William J. Schaffer; and brother, Anton Pucel. She is survived by children, Arnold William Schaffer of Hilton Head, S.C., and Loretta M. Ray of Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren, Mark Schaffer of Gretna, Neb., Vicky Mannausa of Tallahassee, Fla., Jim Ray of Denver, Colo.; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Frank Pucel of San Francisco, Calif. Viewing at the funeral home Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with reception to follow.

Schambach, Bruce Joseph
Bruce Joseph Schambach Huerfano World April 29, 2004 - Dentist Dies - Dr. Bruce Joseph Schambach, passed away April 25, 2004 in Walsenburg. He was born Oct. 7, 1951 in Covington, KY. He was 52 years of age. Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Sophia Schambach; son, Shannon, of Pueblo, and daughter, Rhiannon, of Walsenburg; granddaughter Frankie Bahtishi, of Colorado Springs; parents, Dr. William and Lois Schambach, of Fort Thomas, KY; three brothers, Dr. Lee (Mahtab) Schambach, of California, Gary (Anita) Schambach, of Ohio, and David (Julie) Schambach, of Georgia; sister, Bernice (Fred) Culbertson, of California; nieces, Genna, Leann, Alle and Maggie; nephews, Adam, Kent and Jeff; and numerous cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his Uncle George Schambach. Bruce was a captain in the United States Air Force, He served in Vietnam. He also graduated from the University of Kentucky Dental School and practiced in Walsenburg for 29 years. He was a member of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association. Bruce loved to ski, swim, travel and dance. His favorite sports teams were the Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche and the Kentucky Wild Cats. He also loved the Fourth of July in Cuchara. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Walsenburg. Arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home in Walsenburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Spanish Peaks Library, 323 Main St., Walsenburg, in memory of Dr. Bruce Schambach. Huerfano World May 13, 2004 - Card of Thanks The Family of Dr. Bruce Schambach would like to express our deepest gratitude to everyone for the beautiful flowers, cards, letters of encouragement, food, visits, calls and prayers during our unexpected loss of our beloved Bruce. Thank you to Father Rich Wehmeyer C.M., musicians Monica Majors and Peg Hartman for their beautiful songs. To the United States Air Force Honor Guard and to Johnson Romero Funeral Home for their services and kindness. Special thanks to Debbie Martinez, who was a special dedicated dental assistant and friend to Bruce for 19 years. We will miss her dearly, and to all his previous dental assistants. Thank you to Suzy and Bernie Fay, Claude and Michelle Appel and Mary Ann and Pete Pedraza for without them - through our grief we could not have planned and arranged the beautiful service and luncheon afterward. To Suzy and Bernie for hosting the entire Schambach family. To Bernie, Claude and Pete for the special stories they shared with us about their lives with Bruce at the memorial service. To Joe Cordova, Ernie Fognani and Nick Agnes for opening up the Timbers and serving an excellent 4th of July picnic. Thank you to the Walsenburg Police Department, Huerfano County Sheriff Department, Huerfano County Ambulance, Della Duran, and the staff at Spanish Peaks Medical Health Center for all their help. To all the wonderful friends and patients in the community, (Bruce was a stranger to no one), for all your support and your patronage. We will miss you. Bruce loved everyone and we will miss him dearly. Thank you, Sophia Schambach, Shannon, Rhiannon & Frankie, Dr. & Mrs. Wm. Schambach & brothers Dave, Lee, Gary, sister Bernice & families. God Bless you!

Schamp, A. J.
A. J. Schamp - Bayfield Blade - November 30, 1911 - A. J. Schamp, a plasterer, fell from the dome of the new Methodist church in Trinidad and was fatally injured.

Scharton, Beulah Lea
Beulah Lea Scharton - Pueblo Chieftain - December 08, 2003 - Beulah Lea Scharton, 75, passed away Dec. 6, 2003. Born Sept. 26, 1928, in Rodgers County, Okla., and was a Pueblo resident almost all of her adult life. Beulah was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Edna Ricks; husband, William D. Scharton Jr.; brothers, Sammi and Glenn Ricks; twin sister, Eula Mae Miller; and sister, Oleta Quigley. She is survived by her son, William D. Scharton III; and her daughter, Martha (Marty) Rable; and her friend Gary Sanders; sisters, Blanche Iiams, Wynona McPhail, Lou Ruzanski, June (Caldwell) Beck; brothers Jack, Bill (Maryann), Jake (Lillian) and Everett (Pat) Ricks. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Beulah graduated from Sugar City High School. She worked several jobs during her life but most of her adult life was dedicated to being a loving, caring, supportive housewife and mother. Beulah was a longtime member of Park Hill Christian Church and a friend to the Alano Club and its members. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at Park Hill Christian Church, 1401 E. Seventh Street, with the Rev. Dr. Charlene Nimmo officiating.

Schat, Jack Warren
Jack Warren Schat - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 7, 1990 - Jack Warren Schat, 63, of Fountain died May 26 at a local hospital. He was a maintenance engineer at the Pikes Peak Mental Health Center before retiring in 1983. No visitation is scheduled. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Funeral Home, Fountain and Union boulevards, with Mr. Martin Landruth officiating. Cremation has taken place. Interment with military honors will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Mr. Schat was born March 18, 1927, in Norman, Okla., to William R. and Dewey (Hopkins) Schat. He had lived in the area since 1957. Mr. Schat served in the Army from May 1945 until August 1966 and attained the rank of sergeant first class. Mr. Schat was a member of Nichiren Shousa Soka Gakkai of America, the American Legion Post in Norman and the C. F. & I. Fin and Feather Club. He was married July 16, 1953, in Yokohama, Japan, to Susan A. Tanaka, who survives. Mr. Schat also is survived by a son, Douglas of Pueblo; a daughter, Vonda of Colorado Springs; five brothers, Charles of Norman, Roy of Texas, Joseph of Nobel, Okla., Paul of Lexington, Okla., and Glen of Parker; two sisters, Juanita Bishop and May, both of Norman; and a grandchild.

Scheberle, Winifred C
Winifred C. Scheberle Pueblo Chieftain October 5, 2006 Winifred C. Scheberle. Rosary, 6 p.m. today, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Pius X Church, 3130 Morris Ave. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to Eternal Word Television Network (ETWN) through the funeral home.

Schecter, John R. Sr.
John R. Schecter Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 24, 1986 - John R. Schecter Sr. was born March 7, 1911, in La Jara, Colo., and passed away unexpectedly Dec. 21, 1986. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack, serving on the USS Nevada, Dec. 7, 1941. He retired after 25 years of service as chief petty officer. Husband of Muriel E. Schecter. Father of Linda (Ted) Leach of San Diego, Calif.; John R. (Margie) Schecter Jr. of Kit Carson, Colo.; Laura (John) Timme of Salida; and Michael Schecter of Pueblo. Brother of Jean Schecter of Burbank, Calif. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, a very dear aunt, Laura Sharpless of Phoenix, Ariz.; and many near and dear cousins. Cremation. At his request, no services. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers.

Schell, Clarence H.
Clarence H. Schell - Pueblo Chieftain - March 01, 2000 - Clarence H. Schell, passed away Feb. 26, 2000, in Pueblo. Clarence was born June 16, 1919, in Sharon Springs, Kan., and had lived in Southern Colorado for nearly 35 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. Mr. Schell was preceded in death by three wives. His survivors include his son, Rick (Claudia) Schell, of Dallas, Texas; granddaughters, Amy and Candice Schell; one sister, Marge (Fritz) Paulson; as well as his very dear friend and companion, Mary Elliott. No public viewing or service. Cremation in the Davis Crematory.

Scheulen, Clem J. Jr.
Clem J. Scheulen Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 24, 1987 - Clem J. Scheulen Jr., 67, late of Rye passed away Jan. 22, 1987. Survived by his wife, Margaret, of the family home; children, Nancy and Tom, both of Pueblo, LaVerne Aguirre, Walsenburg, Linda (Dick) Luttrell, North Loup, Neb.; five grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters. Member of American Legion 155 in Rye, lifetime member of DAV 39, Pueblo; veteran of WW II. Retired from C&W Railroad. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made in his behalf to the Rye Home United Methodist Church. The body will lie in state from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and until 11 a.m. Monday. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 1987, Rye Home United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rob White officiating. Interment, Brookside Cemetery. Friends may call at Space 108, Red Creek Springs Road, Pueblo.

Schibbelhut, Alex
Alex Schibbelhut - Pueblo Chieftain - May 02, 2001 - Alex Schibbelhut Jr., 80, of Granada, passed away April 30, 2001. Services, 2 p.m. Friday at the Mount Olive Evangelical Church in Lamar. Interment, Granada Cemetery. Visitation from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Schibbelhut, Vicky
Vicky Schibbelhut - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 1999 - Vicky Schibbelhut, 63, passed away Feb. 2, 1999. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Peacock-Wood Chapel. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday at the Peacock-Wood Chapel. Interment, Hasty Cemetery, Hasty, Colo.

Schick, Elinor
Elinor Schick - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - April 26, 2004 - Elinor Schick, age 92, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Westminister, CO. Elinor was born on July 20, 1911 to Alexander Bowman Price and Elsa (Bristol) Price in Lincoln, Nebraska. She graduated from South High School in Denver, CO and the University of Nebraska. She earned her Master's Degree from Colorado State University. Elinor taught at Crawford High School in Nebraska, Primero High School in Primero, CO and Trinidad State Junior College where she was Dean of Women until retiring in 1972. Elinor was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Trinidad Historical Society, A.A.U.W. and Chapter J P.E.O. She served as a Trustee for Trinidad Carnegie Public Library, as an officer of T.S.J. C. Educational Foundation and a volunteer at the Colorado Welcome Center in Trinidad. Elinor was united in marriage with Louis La Bounty Schick in 1935 and celebrated 61 years of marriage. She was preceded in death by husband, Louis and brother, Gordon Price. She is survived by one brother, Frank Price, two sons, Irven Louis Schick (Catherine) and Gordon Price Schick (Kathleen), four granddaughters, Suzaynn Schick, Melissa Moreland, Kari Morrison and Kamie Andersen and four great-grandchildren, Daniel and Karli Morrison, Owen Moreland and Kylie Andersen. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mary Barbee officiating with inurnment following at Trinidad Masonic Cemetery. Friends may make contributions to the Trinidad Carnegie Public Library, 202 N. Animas, Trinidad, CO 81082, T.S.J.C. Educational Foundation, 600 Prospect, Trinidad, CO 81082 or the First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 518, Trinidad, CO 81082. The family of Elinor Schick has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Schiemenz, William
William Schiemenz - Huerfano World - June 13, 2002 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1927: William Schiemenz, 36, a former mule driver at the Cameron mine, committed suicide in Denver, the victim of a triangle love affair. [Editor's Note: William "Bill" Schiemenz died June 12, 1927. Obituary listed World Independent, June 14, 1927, Page 1 and 5, World Independent, June 17, 1927, Page 1.]

Schiesl, Ervin George
Ervin George Schiesl - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 1998 - Ervin George Schiesl, 87, of Pueblo passed away Dec. 20, 1998, after a long illness. Survived by daughters, Sally (Bill) Grammer of Denver and Susan (Tim) Gothberg of Denver- five grandchildren- and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Charlotte, May 21, 1985. Mr. Schiesl served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Army during World War II. He then worked as electrical engineer for Southern Colorado Power Company for 28 years, retiring in 1975. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice.

Schiff, Harry Joseph
Harry Joseph Schiff - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 1974 - Mass of the Resurrection and Rosary recitation for Harry Joseph Schiff Sr., 84, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with interment in Catholic Cemetery. Schiff died May 15 at Mr. San Rafael Hospital here. He was born Nov. 30, 1889, in Evansville, Ind., and had been a resident of Trinidad since 1917. He spent 43 years as an employe of the Colorado & Southern Railroad. Schiff was a Benedictine oblate of Holy Cross Abbey, member of Holy Trinity Church; Fourth Degree member of Knights of Columbus; founding member Holy Trinity Credit Union; member American Train Dispatchers Association; member Burlington Veterans Club; member of Senior Citizens; BPOE; Nocturnal Adoration Society; Holy Name Society; Apostleship of Prayer and St. Vincent De Paul Society. Survivors include one son, Harry J. Schiff Jr. of Trinidad, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one sister and one brother.

Schiff, Harry Joseph Jr.
Harry Joseph Schiff Jr. - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - February 17, 1996 - Harry Joseph Schiff Jr., 80, a former Colorado and Southern Railroad employee, died Feb. 13, 1996, at his home in Colorado Springs. A private family service is planned. Swan-Law Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Mr. Schiff was born Dec. 29, 1915, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Genevieve and Harry Schiff Sr. He was married May 20, 1939, in San Diego to Mildred Ruth Roche, who survives. Other survivors include seven sons, John, Harry, William, Thomas, Daniel and Christopher; three daughters, Carol, Madeline and Mary; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Schiff served in the Navy from 1937 to 1941. He retired from the Colorado and Southern Railroad in 1979 as a joint supervisory agent after serving more than 37 years. He had worked at stations in Folsom, N.M.; Mayne; Walsenburg, Trinidad; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Fort Collins; Golden; and Longmont. Memorial contributions may be made to Bijou House, 411 W. Kiowa St., Colorado Springs 80905.

Schiff, Mildred Ruth
Mildred Ruth Schiff - Denver Post - December 24, 1996 - Mildred Ruth Schiff, Homemaker, 77 - Mildred Ruth Schiff of Colorado Springs, a homemaker, died Friday at Cheyenne Mountain Nursing Home in Colorado Springs. She was 77. Services were private. There was cremation. She was born Mildred Roche on Nov. 8, 1919, in Walsenburg. On May 20, 1939, she married Harry Joseph Schiff Jr. in San Diego. He is deceased. She was a religious scholar and spiritual adviser. She was a resident of Trinidad for many years, where she worked as a reporter for the Morning Light newspaper. She also contributed to the Denver Catholic Register. She worked as a clerk for Holy Trinity Credit Union in Trinidad for several years. She is survived by three daughters, Carol Herring, Live Oak, Fla., Madeleine Wicker, Albuquerque, and Mary Chol, Denver; six sons, John, Benecia, Calif., William and Harry Joseph, Colorado Springs, Thomas, Denver, Daniel, Niles, Ill., and Christopher, Austin, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 1331 E. 31st Ave., Denver 80205.

Schiller, Emma
Emma "Pat" Schiller - Pueblo Chieftain - October 30, 1999 - Emma "Pat" Schiller, 81, passed away Oct. 28, 1999. Preceded in death by her husband, F. Wayne Schiller on Sept. 7, 1983. Survived by her dear friends, Tana and Joe Rocco of Pueblo. Born June 10, 1918, in Bazil Mills, Neb. Pat was a resident of Lamar from 1972 until 1991. In 1991 she became a resident of University Park Care Center. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at La Veta Cemetery.

Schiller, John S.
John S. Schiller - Pueblo Chieftain - September 13, 1921 - Card of Thanks - We desire to thank our many friends for the kindnesses shown us the past week and for the beautiful flowers sent during the burial of our soldier son and brother. Especially do we thank the members of The American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Auxiliary of the American Legion, Women's Relief Corps and the Knights of Columbus. From Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Schiller, David B. Schiller, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mock, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Huber. Note: Obituary available: Pueblo Chieftain, September 4, 1921.

Schilling, Robert Dean
Robert Dean Schilling - Pueblo Chieftain - March 29, 1986 - Dr. Robert Dean Schilling, March 28, 1986. Husband of Virginia C. Schilling, who passed away Oct. 16, 1978. Father of Robert D. (Susan) Schilling Jr.; grandfather of Anne Elizabeth, Julie Rose, and Kathryn Dean Schilling, all of Pueblo. Brother of Mary (Walter) Baumstark, Farmington Hills, Mich. Dr. Schilling retired in 1970 as a doctor of internal medicine at the Pueblo Clinic. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WW II from 1941-1945, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was a past president of Southern Colorado Medical Society, and has been a member of A.M.A., Colorado Medical Society, and Elks Lodge No. 90. He was a member of St. Pius X Parish. Mass of Christian Burial, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Roselawn, with military honors. The family will receive friends at 2932 Eighth Ave. after the cemetery interment. Please omit food and flowers; memorial gifts may be made to Parkview Episcopal Hospital where he practiced for many years.

Schimpf, Walter F.
Walter F. Schimpf - Pueblo Chieftain - November 15, 2000 - Walter F. Schimpf, 80, of Sanford. A vigil service with recitation of the rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at Romero Chapel in Alamosa. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at Our Lady of the Valley Church in La Jara. Interment will follow at the Alamosa Cemetery with full military honors.

Schindler, May Nadein
May Nadein Schindler - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2001 - May Nadein Schindler, 74, died Oct. 11, 2001, at her La Junta home. Survived by her husband, LeRoy, of 56 years; son, David (Dusty) Schindler of Millsboro, Del.; daughters, Claudia Ann Sisson of Vancouver, Wash., and Carrie Lyn Cutrell of La Junta; sister, Opal Day of Mercedes, Texas; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at the United Methodist Church of La Junta, with Revs. Gary and Claire Zilm officiating. Interment, Fairview Cemetery in La Junta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church sound system direct or through the funeral home.

Schindler, Walter J.
Walter J. Schindler - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 1986 - Walter J. Schindler, 80, passed away May 14, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by Larry (Bobbi) Schindler, Tyler, Texas; and children, Larry Allen Jr., Ginger Louise and Patricia Jolene, and stepchildren, Lori Lee, Deanna Lynn and Katie Jane, and Gary (Kathi) Schindler and their children, Adam Lee and Robert Troy, Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife, Rosemary, in March 1986; four brothers and one sister. Member of Pueblo Home Builders and National Home Builders Associations. Owner of Pueblo Truss Company for the past 20 years, retiring in 1980. Service, 10 a.m. Monday, May 19, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with the Rev. Edward W. Paup officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Visitation to begin Sunday.

Schiro, Frank
Frank Schiro - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2003 - Frank Schiro, 96, passed away Aug. 15, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Born Aug. 3, 1907, in Palazzo Adriano, Sicily, to Vincenzo and Josephine Schiro, who preceded him along with his first wife, Josephine Chifalo Schiro; his son, Vincent S. Schiro; a sister and a brother. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rose Schiro; daughters, Jo Marie Brown of Pueblo, A.J. (Jeannie) Newman of Colorado Springs and Francine "Sis" Schiro Cozzolino of Ramah, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Arnola Schiro of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Frank, Randy, Candace, Butch, Leah-Kim, Scott, Rene, Gina, Chip, Shawn; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Charlie (Eleanor) Schiro and Joe (Patty) Schiro; and numerous nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday; both services at St. Joseph Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care through the funeral home office.

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